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[uh-fawr-men-shuh nd, uh-fohr-; uh-fawr-men-shuh nd, uh-fohr-] /əˈfɔrˌmɛn ʃənd, əˈfoʊr-; əˌfɔrˈmɛn ʃənd, əˌfoʊr-/
cited or mentioned earlier or previously.
Origin of aforementioned
1580-90; afore + mention + -ed2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for aforementioned
  • Whatever else you order, you must start with the aforementioned empanadas.
  • But anyone who applies the aforementioned naming/nickname approach to a cat will get a response.
  • The trail, formerly wide enough to accommodate cars, now ended abruptly in the aforementioned sheer drop.
  • Baker could be talking about any of the aforementioned young sluggers when he describes how Bruce is still learning.
  • This mistake may be attributable to the aforementioned shift toward perceiving notes sharper than they actually are.
  • The camera may be any size, provided the aforementioned requirements are met.
  • Some accepted, drawn to the pro race's exclusivity and aforementioned perks.
  • And there's also a fee for "additional text messaging," despite the aforementioned unlimited messaging on both lines.
  • The graphs in the aforementioned articles about this project are incredible.
  • You might say that, given the aforementioned, I would agree with the hypothesis of the author.
British Dictionary definitions for aforementioned


(usually prenominal) (chiefly in legal documents) stated or mentioned before or already
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for aforementioned

1580s, from afore + p.p. of mention. Afore-written is from mid-15c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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